Build friendships, learn through hands-on science and nature activities, and discover through play and exploration of our museum and grounds. In each of our themed week-long sessions, campers will explore with our amazing camp staff and museum educators for an experience they won’t forget!

  • Take a look at our Camp Welcome Packet for additional details about our program.
  • Returning campers and EcoTarium members receive early access and discounts to camp registration, and should expect to receive a registration link by the end of October. Please reach out to campdirector@ecotarium.org with any questions about registration timelines.
  • Need-based camp financial assistance is available. Financial assistance covers up to full program tuition with funds awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. For application and instructions, click here!

Vacation Week Camps Registration is now open for Vacation Week Camps at the EcoTarium! Join us for week-long sessions during February Vacation Week and April Vacation Week!

Space is limited, register early to guarantee availability!

  • Register: Online, email reservations@ecotarium.org, or call (508) 929-2703
  • Camper age: Ages 5 - 12 by camp start date, split into camp groups by age
  • Camp hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily, Monday - Friday
  • Returning campers and EcoTarium members through November 30, 2023: $365
  • General registration after November 30, 2023: $395
  • A deposit of $75 is due at the time of registration. Payments are nonrefundable.
  • Need-based camp financial assistance is available. Financial assistance covers up to full program tuition with funds awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. For application and instructions, click here!
    • Camp registration and paperwork is processed through the CampDoc system. If you already have an account with CampDoc from a previous season, you do not need to create a new account and can log in with your existing credentials. If you have any questions about the camp paperwork process, please contact our Camp Director at campdirector@ecotarium.org or (508) 929-2721. Questions about camp registration can be directed to reservations@ecotarium.org or (508) 929-2703.
    • Required camp paperwork includes acknowledgement of our camp guidelines, as well as required health forms, permission forms, and waivers. It is the caregiver’s responsibility to complete these forms at least two weeks before the child attends camp. Per state and local camp regulations, we are required to send your child home if we do not have these forms on file.

Summer Camp Join us this summer for endless fun at the EcoTarium! Summer camp sessions are held weekly between June 24th and August 16th. Registration is now open! Space is limited. Register early to guarantee availability.

  • Register: Online, email reservations@ecotarium.org, or call (508) 929-2703
  • Camper age: Ages 5 - 12 by camp start date, split into camp groups by age
  • Counselor in Training: Ages 13 - 15 by camp start date
  • Camp hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily, Monday - Friday
  • EcoTarium members and returning campers: $375 per session until February 14
  • General registration (February 15 - June 1): $395 per session
  • Late registration (after June 1): $425 per session
  • Counselor in Training: $760 for four-week session (either weeks 1-4 or 5-8)
  • A deposit of $75 is due at the time of registration. Payment plans are available in the CampDoc system upon registration. Payments are nonrefundable.
  • Need-based camp financial assistance is available. Financial assistance covers up to full program tuition with funds awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. For application and instructions, click here!
    • Camp registration and paperwork is processed through the CampDoc system. If you already have an account with CampDoc from a previous season, you do not need to create a new account and can log in with your existing credentials. If you have any questions about the camp paperwork process, please contact our Camp Director at campdirector@ecotarium.org or (508) 929-2721. Questions about camp registration can be directed to reservations@ecotarium.org or (508) 929-2703.
    • Required camp paperwork includes acknowledgement of our camp guidelines, as well as required health forms, permission forms, and waivers.  It is the caregiver’s responsibility to complete these forms at least two weeks before the child attends camp. Per state and local camp regulations, we are required to send your child home if we do not have these forms on file.

Our camps fill up fast – sign up for the EcoTarium mailing list to get notified when we open registration.

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EcoTarium Summer Discovery Camp and Vacation Week Camp complies with Regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (105 CMR 430) and is licensed by the local Board of Health. Information on these regulations can be obtained at 617-983-6761.  Parents/guardians may request acknowledgement of staff background checks and policies on health care and discipline as allowed by law. Please contact campdirector@ecotarium.org with requests or to file any grievances.